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Firefighters battling the ongoing Port Hills blaze are being kept well fed and fuelled with food donated by the public.
A woman whose home was destroyed in the Port Hills fire has described the dramatic race to rescue her animals from the flames, including towing a goat behind her car to get it to safety.
A Christchurch resident says her bags are sitting packed by the door in case her family gets evacuated from the Port Hills wildfire again.
Fire crews are 'working hard' to extinguish hot spots ahead of norwesters on Sunday.
They want to create a 50m wide edge around the 24km long perimeter of the fire.
Local residents say there was no consultation and are campaigning to bring back the campground, or remove the bollards.
A resident whose house was destroyed in the 2017 Port Hill fires says it is a massive relief to be able to return home this time.
Three days on and the Port Hills fire is still burning, but there is a good weather window to try to contain the blaze.
But people in affected areas should have a bag packed with essentials and make sure they have plans in place for animals if they need to be evacuated again.
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Christchurch's Adventure Park is nowhere near as damaged as it was in the 2017 fire, but it will remain closed until at least Easter for repairs once it is safe to re-enter.
Authorities are slamming people "going into the area to have a look" amid a devastating fire. But what drives someone to turn up at a fire cordon for a gander?
Coastal Waitaki will ban outdoor fires from Monday morning until further notice.
Following the latest blaze, mayors in Christchurch are questioning the future of pine plantations and grazing above the city.
Kaikōura Springs Ltd was granted a lease in July 2022, but is seeking an extension after the original area was deemed unviable.
It has been another sleepless night for some evacuated Port Hills residents, some who have had close calls in the past.
If you have to evacuate your property, have health concerns or are worried about pets left behind, here is what to do.
A house has been gutted as the fire grew to cover 650 hectares of land
Evacuation centres and a recovery hub are set up to help residents as the Port Hills fire spreads over more than 650 hectares.
Police say a mental health patient who went missing from Christchurch's Hillmorton Hospital has been found.